Heidelberg Theatre Company (HTC) is a non-professional theatre company based in Melbourne Australia. It is dedicated to quality productions and presents five plays a year.


Updated: SUNDAY NOVEMBER 28, 2015 @ 7:50 AEDST

The last edition of Prompts for 2015 contains details of the HTC end-of-year party and the HTC AGM to be held on Sunday December 13. It also contains a nomination form for new committee members for next year. Download Prompts now from our newsletter page. Back-issues of Prompts can be found there also.


'Don't Dress for Dinner', a dizzy farce by Marc Camoletti, writer of the equally hilarious farce 'Boeing Boeing', is HTC's final production for 2015 and is currently playing to packed houses.

Almost all performances are sold out but there are a few tickets left for the matinee and evening performance on Saturday December 5.

  • Performing November 20 to December 5: Wednesday to Saturday at 8:00 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM, Saturday December 5 at 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM.
  • Further details here.


Hey hoh, me hearties! The great tale of "buccaneers and buried gold" - based on the classic adventure by Robert Louis Stevenson - will come to wonderful life on the HTC stage in December this year, brought to you by HTC Youth.

  • Performing December 11 to 19. Evenings: December 11, 12, 17 ,18, 19 at 7:00 PM. Matinees: December 12, 19 at 2:00 PM.
  • Tickets: $10 Adult, $5 Child.
  • Tickets online: Click the red 'Buy Tickets Online' button at the right side of this page.
  • Tickets by phone: Call 9457 4117.

Sunday 13th December at 3:00 pm.

Please join us at the theatre to celebrate another great year. All welcome.


The excellent witty comedy, written by Ron Hutchison is HTC's first production for 2016. Auditions have been completed and director, Bruce Akers is thrilled with his cast. Rehearsal will begin in earnest in the new year.

  • Performing February 19 to March 5: Wednesday to Saturday at 8:00 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM, Saturday March 5 at 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM.
  • Further details here.


  • The full 2016 HTC Playbill, including subscription form, is available for download by clicking the link on the right side of this page. To download a copy of just the subscription form click here.
  • To purchase a 2016 subscription you can:
    • call us on 94574117, or
    • complete the subscription form and mail back to us at the address given on the form.
  • [Subscriptions are not available for purchase online.]

Individual tickets for 2016 shows are available from Monday January 11, 2016.

VALE TED DROWLEY 15.09.1936 - 23.10.2015

Ted, beloved husband of Wendy, passed away peacefully on Friday October 23.

Ted made a great contribution to HTC, being head of the set building team for many years, and taking care of theatre maintenance and security.

  • The HTC president's speech for Ted is here.
  • Text of a Melbourne Observer article on Ted is here.


'Quartet' by Ronald Harwood, HTC's fourth production for 2015, has a very successful season.

Many thanks to director Breett, his bright cast and all who worked behind the scenes to present this very funny and heart-warming comedy.

Refreshments are available at all our performances at very reasonable prices. They include tea, coffee, fruit juice, and a selection of soft drinks and sweets. If you'd like refreshments before the show, please ask our friendly front-of-house staff who will very happy to oblige. Refreshments are also available at interval.


Our online ticketing system for general ticket purchase, Gift Certificates and Group Bookings is now open.

  • To access online ticketing click the tickets online link in the left column - or the button under the poster - and follow the easy steps to select your preferred night and seats for one or more shows.
  • Visa and MasterCard accepted.
  • You can print your tickets or select to collect them on the night at the Box Office.
  • Our Box Office on 94574117 is still available for those don't have internet access, or who need to re-schedule their tickets.

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